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Freestone County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2014: 19,762 (34% urban, 66% rural); it was 17,867 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,583
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,065
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,181
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,611 (it was 1,407 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

36%

Land area: 877 sq. mi.

Water area: 14.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 23 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Freestone County: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (27.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (25.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 42%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 54%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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Races in Freestone County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (68.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (16.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (13.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years
Males: 10,408  (52.7%)
Females: 9,354  (47.3%)
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Freestone County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Freestone County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,333 ($31,283 in 1999)

This county:

$44333
Texas:

$51704

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $459 (lower quartile is $314, upper quartile is $590)
This county:

$459
State:

$711


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $78,749 (it was $55,100 in 2000)
Freestone:

$78,749
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $42,721 - $139,035
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $987
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $355

Institutionalized population: 1,574

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 13
  • Burglaries: 28
  • Thefts: 71
  • Auto thefts: 8

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 15
  • Burglaries: 51
  • Thefts: 72
  • Auto thefts: 17
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 22 buildings, average cost: $50,600
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,400
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $79,900
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $98,200
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $98,200
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $232,500
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $112,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,220 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $698 (1.0%)

Freestone County household income distribution in 2009 Freestone County home values distribution Freestone County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.6%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.5% for Black residents, 39.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.8% for American Indian residents, 14.1% for other race residents, 30.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.5%
Freestone County:

15.5%
Texas:

17.5%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.7% for Black residents, 37.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.8% for American Indian residents, 13.3% for other race residents, 30.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 41 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 43 years old, American Indian residents: 39 years old, Asian residents: 36 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28 years old, Other race residents: 29 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Freestone County is $434 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $489 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $639 a month.

Cities in this county include: Teague, Fairfield, Butler, Wortham, Streetman, Kirvin.

Freestone County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Freestone County: Deep Well (A), Hueco Water Wells (B), Newman Radio Beacon (C), Rockhouse (D), Burris Crossing (E), Iveys Crossing (F), Alamo Alto Gaging Station (G), Clint Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (H), Fabens Fire and Rescue Tornillo Substation (I), Clint Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (J), Montana Vista Fire Rescue Station 1 (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Freestone County include: Westside Baptist Temple Church (A), Spanish Baptist Church (B), United Pentecostal Church (C), Fabens Desert Chapel (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: San Lorenzo Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Tank (A), Ross Tank (B), Ramons Tank (C), Mesquite Tank (D), Kerby Tank (E), Jarilla Tank (F), Hueco Tanks (G), Hidden Tank (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Freestone County include: Hueco Tanks State Historical Park (1), Mountain View High School Softball Field (2), Mountain View High School Stadium (3), Mountain View High School Baseball Field (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Chilton County, Alabama , El Paso County , Lynn County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 826
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 76.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 549 (25% naturalized citizens)

Freestone County:

3.1%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 181
  • 1990 to 1994: 118
  • 1985 to 1989: 86
  • 1980 to 1984: 71
  • 1975 to 1979: 41
  • 1970 to 1974: 27
  • 1970 to 1974: 13
  • 1965 to 1969: 12

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 63.0%

Freestone County marital status for males Freestone County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,642
  • One, attached: 75
  • Two: 162
  • 3 or 4: 107
  • 5 to 9: 24
  • 10 to 19: 47
  • 20 or more: 54
  • Mobile homes: 1,917
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 110

Housing units in Freestone County with a mortgage: 1,293 (51 second mortgage, 65 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,815

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Freestone County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,86228
Mainline Protestant1,60811
Black Protestant8535
Catholic6622
Other11
None10,830-
Freestone County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Freestone County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Freestone County:

10.15 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Freestone County:

10.1%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Freestone County:

28.7%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.9%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Freestone County:

Average size of farms: 292 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $22,176
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $59.14
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.82%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 93.61%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $22,702
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.20%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $20,018
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.96%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 23.48
Corn for grain: 3 harvested acres
Vegetables: 144 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 384 acres

Tornado activity:

Freestone County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 22088567.2 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Freestone County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 282.4 miles away from Freestone County center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 204.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 436.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 231.3 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 227.0 miles away from Freestone County center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 331.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • TexasWildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 1, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3284): March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • TexasHurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1606): September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • TexasHurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3261): September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • TexasHurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3216): September 2, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • TexasLoss of the Space Shuttle Columbia, Incident Period: February 1, 2003, Emergency Declared (EM-3171): February 1, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3171, Natural disaster type: Other
  • TexasExtreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 1, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared (EM-3142): September 1, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3142, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • TexasExtreme Fire Hazard, Incident Period: August 30, 1993 to November 15, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3113): September 10, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3113, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • TexasSevere Storm, Thunderstorms, Incident Period: December 20, 1991 to January 14, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-930): December 26, 1991, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-930, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • TexasFlooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: April 15, 1990 to May 29, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-863): May 2, 1990, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-863, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • TexasSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 12, 1966, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-218): May 12, 1966, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-218, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Freestone County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (92%)
  • India (1%)
  • Germany (1%)
  • Other Western Europe (1%)
  • Korea (1%)
  • Jamaica (1%)
  • Venezuela (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Freestone County (%):

  • United States or American (24%)
  • English (9%)
  • German (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Freestone County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,331 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 955 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 9 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 9 (0%)
  • Walked: 206 (3%)
  • Other means: 61 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 256 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Freestone County, Texas in 2000:

  • 1,313 people in state prisons
  • 188 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Freestone County, Texas in 2010:

  • 1,327 people in state prisons
  • 191 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 29 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 27 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,813.

7.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,959 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.82%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.69% relocated from other counties in Texas ($34,713 average AGI)
1.12% relocated from other states ($6,246 average AGI)
Freestone County:

1.12%
Texas average:

2.49%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Limestone County, TX  1.16% ($34,265 average AGI)
from Leon County, TX  0.51% ($31,633)
from Navarro County, TX  0.51% ($30,567)
from Dallas County, TX  0.46% ($23,519)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.42% ($43,400)
from McLennan County, TX  0.36% ($25,571)
from Harris County, TX  0.24% ($27,071)


8.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,344 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.71%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.52% relocated to other counties in Texas ($39,569 average AGI)
1.19% relocated to other states ($4,774 average AGI)
Freestone County:

1.19%
Texas average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Limestone County, TX  1.77% ($41,190 average AGI)
to Leon County, TX  0.64% ($41,447)
to Dallas County, TX  0.52% ($24,839)
to McLennan County, TX  0.50% ($22,200)
to Navarro County, TX  0.50% ($28,267)
to Anderson County, TX  0.35% ($32,476)
to Harris County, TX  0.27% ($33,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in Freestone County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Freestone County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Freestone County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 25.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Freestone County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Freestone County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,227 (2,689 aged, 538 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 706 (17%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Freestone County, Texas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (334)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (221)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (217)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (157)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (109)
  • Congestive heart failure (108)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (104)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (100)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (36)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (34)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.38
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3704.900
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 236.6
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 40114

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1218.090
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1164.890

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 22.63
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 69.15

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5.32

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 179.0. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,235
  • In family households: 15,710 (3,702 male householders, 1,339 female householders)
    3,957 spouses, 5,129 children (4,625 natural, 128 adopted, 376 stepchildren), 606 grandchildren, 152 brothers or sisters, 125 parents, 223 other relatives, 357 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,525 (1,030 male householders (870 living alone)), 1,188 female householders (1,089 living alone)), 307 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,581 (1,574 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,334 2-persons, 1,045 3-persons, 889 4-persons, 481 5-persons, 190 6-persons, 102 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,959 1-person, 224 2-persons, 22 3-persons, 13 4-persons.

2,815 married couples with children.
924 single-parent households (217 men, 707 women).

93.1% of residents of Freestone County speak English at home.
6.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (10% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 62% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $91,688,000 ($4930 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,683,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $44,699,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $20,231,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $263,000
Federal grants: $23,138,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,044,000 ($464,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,312,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,482,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,228,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,343,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,149
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,129
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +144
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +790
Here:

+42 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Freestone County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.39 millions of gallons per day (92% from ground, 8% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 129
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,547
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,605
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,886
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,235
  • 1960 to 1969: 851
  • 1950 to 1959: 750
  • 1940 to 1949: 494
  • 1939 or earlier: 810
Rooms in houses/apartments in Freestone County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 12
  • 2 rooms: 82
  • 3 rooms: 235
  • 4 rooms: 750
  • 5 rooms: 1,506
  • 6 rooms: 1,361
  • 7 rooms: 638
  • 8 rooms: 333
  • 9+ rooms: 264
  • 1 room: 21
  • 2 rooms: 117
  • 3 rooms: 205
  • 4 rooms: 483
  • 5 rooms: 319
  • 6 rooms: 186
  • 7 rooms: 49
  • 8 rooms: 21
  • 9+ rooms: 6
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Freestone County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 36
  • 1 bedroom: 196
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,415
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,909
  • 4 bedrooms: 576
  • 5+ bedrooms: 49
  • no bedroom: 36
  • 1 bedroom: 318
  • 2 bedrooms: 568
  • 3 bedrooms: 436
  • 4 bedrooms: 41
  • 5+ bedrooms: 8
Cars and other vehicles available in Freestone County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 214
  • 1 vehicle: 1,492
  • 2 vehicles: 2,332
  • 3 vehicles: 839
  • 4 vehicles: 233
  • 5+ vehicles: 71
  • no vehicle: 196
  • 1 vehicle: 625
  • 2 vehicles: 441
  • 3 vehicles: 108
  • 4 vehicles: 18
  • 5+ vehicles: 19

64% of Freestone County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 87% lived in Texas.

Freestone County:

64.4%
State average:

51.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 14389
  • Northeast: 113
  • Midwest: 471
  • South: 1713
  • West: 557

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $35,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Freestone County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (49.2%)
  • Utility gas (26.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22.4%)
  • Wood (1.6%)
  • Electricity (44.1%)
  • Utility gas (35.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 152
Here:

7.3%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 61
Here:

5.1%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 42
Here:

5.4%
Texas:

15.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Freestone County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,734,000
    Central Staff Services: $768,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $657,000
    Financial Administration: $644,000
    General - Other: $133,000
    Health Services - Other: $63,000
    Fire Protection: $31,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,007,000

Freestone County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $155,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $518,000
    General Support: $121,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $809,000
    Interest Earnings: $142,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $30,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,007,000
    Other Selective Sales: $21,000

Freestone County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,205,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 416
  • Number of aged recipients: 67
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 349
  • Number of recipients under 18: 66
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 230
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 120
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 191
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 170
Freestone County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Freestone County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Freestone County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William14677.1 years
John14275.6 years
James14175.0 years
Mary13480.2 years
Robert8173.7 years
Willie7280.1 years
Annie5882.3 years
Charles4974.6 years
Ruby4381.3 years
Henry4376.0 years
Most common last names in Freestone County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson7776.7 years
Smith6778.1 years
Jones6476.6 years
Moore4877.5 years
Carter4478.3 years
Williams4376.9 years
Brown4375.9 years
Davis4280.3 years
Mcadams3777.8 years
Bonner3677.2 years
Businesses in Freestone County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La Quinta1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Subway2
FedEx1Super 81
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
Jack In The Box1UPS2
KFC1